J. R. R. Tolkien

Standard Name: Tolkien, J. R. R.


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Instructor Mary Renault
Her godmother Aunt Bertha lent her the funds to attend Oxford. She was greatly influenced by the lectures of Gilbert Murray , Regius Professor of Greek, who lectured on Greek drama and had also founded...
Intertextuality and Influence Christine Brooke-Rose
This sets out to explore the effects of various technological media on the novel genre. It begins with the apparent forcible entry into a story by Jane Austen of a great German contemporary of Austen:...
Intertextuality and Influence A. S. Byatt
Here Frederica, survivor of the Potter sisters in ASB 's first two novels, has become a narratologist. ASB set out to reverse here the things-not-imagery method of the novel's predecessor, and to make it a...
Intertextuality and Influence Seamus Heaney
In a twenty-page introduction, SH explains what this poem meant for him. He discusses its diction, and the way that fragments of its language have survived, embedded in, for instance, the speech of Heaney's own...
Literary responses Charlotte Guest
Later negative reaction has been categorized by Erica Obey : many professional scholars dismiss Guest as an amateur, while Welsh scholars in particular call her work cultural appropriation or suggest that she was a mere...
Reception Hope Mirrlees
Reckoning by numbers of reprints issued, Lud-in-the-Mist is HM 's most popular and enduring work. It was frequently re-issued between 1927 and 2000—especially, as Julia Briggs notes, since 1970, and the vogue for J. R. R. Tolkien
Residence Ruth Pitter
C. S. Lewis informed them they were now living in the part of England that J. R. R. Tolkien called the Middle Kingdom. They did not own a car, so were dependent on local buses.
Textual Production Ursula K. Le Guin
While Le Guin's children were small, she wrote from the time they went to bed until she could no longer stay awake herself. Her writing hours later shifted to school hours, and remained always earlier...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Ursula K. Le Guin
This contains her thoughts on Mark Twain , Tolstoy , J. R. R. Tolkien (Rhythmic Pattern in The Lord of the Rings) and Ishi the tribal native American whom her father studied and...


21 September 1937: J. R. R. Tolkien published a book he had...

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21 September 1937

J. R. R. Tolkien published a book he had originally written for his children, The Hobbit. Its steadily increasing long-term popularity launched him on a literary career alongside his academic work.
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21 September 2010

29 July 1954 - 1955: J. R. R. Tolkien, Professor of English Language...

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29 July 1954 - 1955

J. R. R. Tolkien , Professor of English Language at Oxford University and already author of a children's book called The Hobbit, 1937, published a 3-volume sequel written for adults: The Lord of the Rings.


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